Ostracon, fragment of the body of a large brown pottery ribbed vessel, the interior is spotted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a brown slip and remains of five lines of Coptic text written in black ink, containing a receipt.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 87 millimetres (max)
- Width: 128 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of five lines of Coptic text written in black ink, faded in parts.
Inscription TranslationTranslation by W.E. Crum: "Mesore 19. 38 'thallia', 76 artabas of wheat by Nohe son of Constantine, camel-driver of the men of Sebetef. Horus: correct."
Being restudied by J. Cromwell.
fair (text faded)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 205 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
- SB XVIII 13388 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA61106
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